Tag: Gambling Act

Bookmakers to Polish Gov’t: Simplify Registration for Bettors

The Pracodawcy RP—Employers of the Republic of Poland—accused the Polish Ministry of Finance of sitting on local bookmakers’ urgent requests to approve simplified user registration of bettors for the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia. In a letter representing Pracodawcy RP last May 22, Lukasz Czucharski explained that licensed Polish betting operators wish for the

Switzerland Votes to Block Foreign-Based Online Casinos

Switzerland has chosen to block foreign betting sites on the Swiss internet, according to a referendum held on June 10, 2018. Results of the referendum showed that 72.9 percent of voters backed the Swiss Gambling Act—aimed at stopping the rise of gambling addiction in the country. The law, which will take effect next year, will